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Full time | University of Glasgow | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Ancient History Scottish Gaelic Irish (Gaeilge)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Whether you are interested in literature, language, history or culture, we provide a supportive environment for postgraduate research.

Overview

We offer courses and supervision in a range of subject areas related to the research activities and interests of academic staff.

Topics in which we would welcome postgraduate research include:

  • modern and medieval Celtic languages
  • literature and cultures, especially modern Scottish Gaelic and Irish language and linguistics
  • modern Scottish Gaelic literature, 18th–21st centuries
  • Gaelic linguistics
  • medieval Celtic literatures, early Gaelic / early Irish, Middle Welsh
  • textual cultures of the medieval Celtic-speaking areas
  • medieval Celtic art
  • Celtic place names of Scotland.

Interdisciplinary context

We are well placed to provide an appropriate environment for cross- and interdisciplinary research. Staff and students benefit from collaboration and interaction in research and teaching with members of other subject areas such as Archaeology, Scottish History and English Language. We are committed to creating and sustaining an open and involved research environment, and are one of the core subject areas of the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies. We also participate in the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Thesis length: 40,000-70,000 words (including references, bibliography and appendices).

Our Degree of Master of Letters (Research) requires you to undertake a postgraduate course of special study and research that represents a distinct contribution to knowledge.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

£4,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)

£19,350

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Our regular standard of admission is at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1), although candidates will usually also have completed or be undertaking a Masters qualification.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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